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Being single on Valentines Day can be tough, but making it through the most romantic day of the year can be a real eye-opener, if you’re up for the challenge. Relationship therapist Tamra Mercieca says learning how to date yourself is the first step to attracting a healthy and loving relationship with someone else.
‘When February the 14th rolls around loved up couples will be focusing on their dinner dates, red roses and Champagne. While all the hype may leave girls still looking for the man of their dreams feeling down, Valentines Day can be a great time to take a step back, look at the bigger picture and spend some quality time with the most important person in your life.’
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Mercieca says the recipe for success in the dating game is the same recipe for reaching your potential in all areas of life. ‘Once a person is able to see their inner beauty they have the confidence to create their happily ever after. And the best way to do that, is to date yourself!’
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You see, it doesn’t matter what anyone else thinks of you. Mercieca explains that if you love yourself 100%, you’re going to win admirers; and plenty of them. ‘People like to spend time with those who have self-love and self-belief. Secretly, we hope some of it will rub off on us.’
Tamra Mercieca writes a weekly column for BayFM.com.au on health, lifestyle and balance. Check out her company's site at http://gettingnaked.com.au/articles/91-surviving-v-day-single.html